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's a forcing mechanism. the bush tax cuts end at end of the year. we have the sequester looming. that wouldn't be the right way to do thing, takes a machete to something as opposed to a scalpel. after the election both democrats and republicans say this is something the country wants to solve. if i've won, then i believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way. >> congresscomwoman if the president wins will they have to budge to raise taxes for the super wealthy to take care the debt? >> i think it's interesting to listen to his comments. basically the president's ideas on how to deal with an economy are an empty binder, if you will. we have brought forward item after item and suggestion after suggestion and bill after bill. we've passed bipartisan legislation in the house, and the senate won't take it up. what we need to do is make certain that we extend the bush tax cuts. we also want to go about closing some of the loopholes and primarily we have to cut federal spending. federal spending is completely out of control and making some cuts into this baseline so that you're actually r
, perhaps, in damages. that's an extreme weather tax that's going to have to be paid rather than trying to avoid the worst consequences, which would be a much better pathway. >> there are other politicians who have brought this up. let me play a couple clips from the last few days. >> anyone who says there's not a dramatic change in weather patterns i think is denying reality. i would like to say that this is probably the last occurrence we will have. i don't believe that. >> what is clear is that the storms that we've experienced in the last year or so around this country and around the world are much more severe than before. >> so if this is just the start, if it's going to be more of the same, what is your priority short term, and what do we need to be looking at long term? >> well, the american people, they're concerned about mother nature. the republicans, mitt romney, they're concerned about the oil companies that are largely fueling the independent expenditures which are going into this presidential race. this frames the election on tuesday very well. on the one hand, mitt romne
tried what they wanted to do. giving big tax cuts to the wealthiest americans we couldn't afford. we tried giving wall street and the ability to do what they pleased. you know what we got? falling incomes, job deficits, the slowest job growth rates in centuries and an economic climate that we've been cleaning up for the last four years. so we know what we want to do works. we know wa they want to do doesn't work. we know what we want to do grows our middle class. what they want to do squeezes the middle class. we know that our strategy is to make sure that we bring our deficit down in a balanced way. their strategy ends up shooting the deficit up. so we know what the right choice is, but let's face it, governor romney, ee a very talented salesman. in this campaign, he's tried as hard as he can to repackage these same policies and offer them up as change. but we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering ain't it. giving more power back to the biggest bank, that's not change. another $5 trillion tax cut in favor of the wealthy, that's not change. refusing to answer
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